Ambition (Tommy Shaw album)

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Ambition
Studio album by Tommy Shaw
Released 1987
Recorded 1987
Genre Rock
Length 44:31
Label Atlantic
Producer Terry Thomas, Tommy Shaw
Tommy Shaw chronology
What If?
(1985)
Ambition
(1987)
7 Deadly Zens
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Originally released on Atlantic Records in 1987, Ambition is former Styx guitarist/vocalist Tommy Shaw's third solo album release. It was produced by Terry Thomas (from the rock band, Charlie) and has a very fluid and melodic sound with rich synthesizer chords and sequences. The album was re-released on American Beat Records in 2007.

Track listing[edit]

All words & music by Tommy Shaw & Terry Thomas unless where otherwise noted.

  1. "No Such Thing" - 3:58
  2. "Dangerous Game" - 4:53
  3. "The Weight of the World" - 4:56
  4. "Ambition" - 4:26
  5. "Ever Since the World Began" (Frankie Sullivan, Jim Peterik)- 4:08
  6. "Are You Ready for Me" - 4:18
  7. "Somewhere in the Night" - 4:40
  8. "Love You Too Much" - 4:03
  9. "The Outsider" - 4:54
  10. "Lay Them Down" (Shaw) - 4:15

Personnel[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "No Such Thing"
  • "Ever Since the World Began" (#75 US)

References[edit]